In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
verbo intransitivogabbed, gabbing
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- From my mother's end, I could hear her gabbing about something to do with math equations.
- Half my workteam is gabbing about this already.
- They are a kind of basso ostinato for the diplomats who gather and gab.
- She was that same blonde headed girl who was gabbing incessantly about Matt at tennis Regionals the previous Friday.
- Johanna and I promised each other we'd sleep on the bus, but that was never going to happen, so we gabbed all the way.
- Meetings with your individual staff members are for them, not another chance for you to gab on for an hour.
- However, mention pots, oatcakes and Wright's Pies and they gab away at you for hours!
- So Dee asked me if I'd go and tell them to join the rest of us - we'd been in the about 5 mins, got our drinks and gone to join The Lovely Couple and friend, but idiot and Evil Bint were gabbing away at the bar.
- They'd gab for hours and save the kids in the process.
- Never mind York's links with Europe, the city's business people spend more time gabbing on the blower to Americans than they do to French or Germans.
- Apart from the increased likelihood of heckling, self-contained groups like stag or hen parties tend to gab among themselves during performances, attention spans drained by too much drink.
- Students passed through the hallways, gabbing obliviously.
- Clearly, I spent far more time gabbing and eating than sewing.
- There is of course, a long historical tradition of maintaining a critical perspective on gurus in India, but before this post becomes too mammoth, I'll gab on about that another time.
- When the lights are low and the drink is flowing, we gab for hours about pop music, politics and class A drugs we have known.
- ‘I love working in a job that allows me to gab to people, that is where I am at my best,’ Clinton says of his sales career with British Gas.
- The only thing we got to learn from him was how to gab without losing your audience.
- Ross gabs regularly with a Georgian, his former Rangers team-mate Shota Arveladze, currently bagging goals for fun in Holland.
- Well, I think I may have gabbed enough to last a week or two… and it's just about time to go home - so off I go and have fun this weekend y'all.
- He ran a Web log, where he freely gabbed about his impressions of life at the Mountain View, Calif. based Internet search giant.
1gab, gab, gab, that's all I ever hear! — ¡bla, bla, bla! ¡es que no oigo otra cosa!
- we've had some good gabs, Lou and I — Lou y yo nos hemos echado nuestras buenas parrafadas
- But this is no girl gab where women bond over babies and birthing.
- Montgomery's been in some superb bands and put out some solid solo records in the US, and I once had a nice long backyard gab with him about music over a keg.
- Stop at your best girl pal's place and get going with the gab.
- Identify your conversational style, and then find out how to get the gab going with your crush!
- By hanging out with the guys around the grill and listening in on the gab, the team eventually gathered a key insight that other forms of research had failed to deliver: A gas grill isn't really a tool that cooks the hamburgers and the hot dogs.
- At the same time, people here don't know very much on the real situation in the world right now, and all the gab they get from the TV channels, which often involve the interpretations from Western mass media.
- I discussed ‘Symbolism’ with Winthrop as we lunched on stale potato chips and water, but Winthrop was in no mood for hyperbolic gab.
- The talk and news shows are equally diverse, with channels devoted to both liberal and conservative gab, the audio from cable TV news networks and a National Public Radio feed.
- Deanna, a hard-working and good-natured woman, was gladly up to share a smoke and some gab when not working the dive deck.
- As the clock-hands sweep into the witching hour, on October 30, a new season of gab and glitter will open at the Varscona Theatre.
- As we listen to his wonderful gab, we should remember what he sometimes forgot or failed to say.
- That's all the gab for now, but we'll keep our ears to the ground, and pay off maids to steal secret illicit sex tapes of the stars.
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